Friday, December 15, 2017

Homework Number 2-30 (12/15/2017)

REMEMBER, anyone who has the form from Ms. Rita on 1/5 will receive extra credit (+5).  Just have your name on the paper and some evidence that you read it.  (Write  a question, annotate, underline, etc.)

Math

Science
Reread pages 260-261 in your textbook.  


Then, identify the following:
  1. independent variable
  2. dependent variable
  3. three constants
  4. the control

Finally, write a procedure for conducting (doing) this experiment.

ELA

Social Studies
NEW: Find two additional quotations in your packet (or on page 166 of your textbook if you are in group A) that support your claim.  Identify the speaker and explain your rationale (how this quotation supports your claim).


Be sure to have your homework from yesterday with you on Monday (your eight-sentence paragraph).


TASK Question: “Should the delegates who wrote the Constitution have abolished (made illegal) slavery?”


Please write a paragraph that answers the TASK question.  Students who do an excellent job will be invited to type their work and have it posted to our homework website.  You must follow the directions below:
Sentence 1: Write a topic sentence.  (Restate the question.)
Sentence 2: Give supporting evidence from page 166 of your textbook. (Cite it.)
Sentence 3: Give your rationale (reason why).
Sentence 4: Give supporting evidence from pages 8-20 of your workbook. (Cite it.)
Sentence 5: Give your rationale (reason why).
Sentence 6: Give your counterclaim.  (“Others might say…”)
Sentence 7: Explain why your claim is stronger than the counterclaim.
Sentence 8: Summary sentence.
You must have eight sentences in the order that you see above.  Remember to include transitions.

Preamble quiz on Wednesday 12/20/207

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Homework Number 2-29 (12/14/2017)

Math
Complete Expressions Flowchart worksheet.

Science
TASK Question: “Should the delegates who wrote the Constitution have abolished (made illegal) slavery?”

Please write a paragraph that answers the TASK question.  Students who do an excellent job will be invited to type their work and have it posted to our homework website.  You must follow the directions below:
Sentence 1: Write a topic sentence.  (Restate the question.)
Sentence 2: Give supporting evidence from page 166 of your textbook. (Cite it.)
Sentence 3: Give your rationale (reason why).
Sentence 4: Give supporting evidence from pages 8-20 of your workbook. (Cite it.)
Sentence 5: Give your rationale (reason why).
Sentence 6: Give your counterclaim.  (“Others might say…”)
Sentence 7: Explain why your claim is stronger than the counterclaim.
Sentence 8: Summary sentence.

You must have eight sentences in the order that you see above.  Remember to include transitions.

ELA

Social Studies
Read pages 252-253.

  1. Explain how a chemical property is different from a physical property.  Give an example of each.  (Use the pictures for help.)
  2. What is a chemical change?

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Homework Number 2-28 (12/13/2017)

Math
Complete the worksheet on Substitution.
Blue Handbook
page 244, numbers 1-4
page 247, numbers 1-4

Science
THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL BE COLLECTED AND GRADED TOMORROW.

Part One
In a paragraph, describe what happens to a sample of water as it changes
state from solid, to liquid, to gas.  (Look at the pictures on the bottom of
page 246 in your textbook.)  Be sure to discuss the density.


Grading rubric:
  • 10 points: I can indent and write a topic sentence.
  • 20 points: I can clearly describe the science concept (change of state)
  • 10 points: I can use at least three content vocabulary words
  • 10 points: I can use the graph as evidence to support my writing.


Important Content Words:
  • change of state
  • Density
  • Molecules
  • Solid
  • Liquid
  • Gas
  • Melting point
  • Boiling point
(50 points, on loose-leaf)

Part Two
Create a graph to support your writing and refer to the graph as evidence
in your written paragraph.  (Use the link below for help.)

Grading Rubric:
  • 10 points: I can draw and label a y and x axis.
  • 20 points: I can construct a graph that clearly presents the science concept
  • 10 points: I can label melting point and boiling point
  • 10 points: I can label the 3 slanted lines and the 2 straight (level) lines
(50 points, on graph paper)





ELA
Answer in your notebook:
Why do writers of nonfiction use chapter titles and subtitles when organizing their texts?
Fully explain and use today's reading as an example.

Social Studies
“Should the delegates who wrote the Constitution have abolished (made illegal) slavery?”
  1. Write your claim. Include your rationale (a "because" statement).
  2. Write a counterclaim.
  3. Challenge (Try it!): Read the green box on page 166.  Which speaker would agree with your claim?  Explain why.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Homework Number 2-27 (12/12/2017)

Math
Complete the two worksheets on Numerical and Algebraic Expressions.

Blue Handbook
page 230, numbers 9-12
page 231, numbers 13-16

Science
  1. In a paragraph, describe what happens to a sample of water as it changes state from solid, to liquid, to gas.  (Look at the pictures on the bottom of page 246 in your textbook.)  Be sure to discuss the density.
(on loose-leaf)
  1. Create a graph to support your writing and refer to the graph as evidence in your written paragraph.  (Use the link below for help.)
(on graph paper)


ELA
1. Find one synonym and one antonym for each of the focus words.  List them in your notebook with the words they correspond to.

2. In a paragraph in your notebook: What do you think are two important factors that lead to the widespread success of fast food in America?

Social Studies
Homework Number 2-27
Read pages 164-166 in your textbook.
  1. Write a two or three sentence description of the Great Compromise.
  2. Write a two or three sentence description of the Three-Fifths Compromise.


Quiz Wednesday: Three Branches graphic organizer exit slip
Quiz on 12/20: Memorize the Preamble

Monday, December 11, 2017

Homework Number 2-26 (12/11/2017)

Math
Complete two worksheets on percents.

Science

  1. Reread pages 246-247 in your textbook.
  2. Write a definition for change of state.
  3. Copy and complete the chart on the bottom right of page 249.

You can preview this link. You will not need it until tomorrow.

ELA
1. Copy the new focus words and their definitions into your notebook.
2. Write a sentence for each new focus word.  Sentences should be original and reflect your understanding of the word.

Social Studies
Draw the graphic organizer for the Three Branches of the Federal (National) Government. Use pages 183 and 184 of your text for help.


Exit Slip on Wednesday: the three branches

Memorize the Preamble by 12/20/2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Homework Number 2-25 (12/08/2017)

Math
Blue Handbook
page 147, numbers 19-24 and 31-32

Science
Read “Figure 5” on page 246 of your textbook.  In a paragraph, describe what is happening to the water in the jars as you move from left to right.

ELA
Write a solid conclusion for your Graveyard Book essay.  Remember to restate your claim, summarize your main points, and finish with a strong concluding sentence.

Social Studies
Please copy the Preamble found on page 188 of your textbook into your notebook.  Underneath, please translate this one sentence.  Put the Preamble into words that would be more common for 2017.


You must memorize the Preamble by Wednesday, 12/20/2017.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Homework Number 2-24 (12/07/2017)

Math
Blue Handbook
Read page 228-232
Answer questions 1-4.

Science
Reread pages 246-247.  (Read.  Do not skim.)

  1. Describe what is meant by “change of state.”
  2. What happens at a substance’s melting point?  Explain why this is a physical change.
  3. What happens at a substance’s boiling point?  Explain why this is a physical change.

ELA
You have no new homework tonight.

Social Studies
Read pages 158-162 in your textbook.  Complete numbers 1-5 (all letters)  on page 162 in your notebook by tomorrow.  You will receive a grade for completing this work (50 points).  Number each answer and use evidence from the text for each response.
On loose-leaf (50 points)

You must memorize the Preamble by Wednesday, 12/20/2017.